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Ministry to continue promoting gender equality and the well-being of children

by editor1 / Jun 17, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Minister says her ministry will continue to promote gender equality, socio-economic development of men and women as well as the well-being of children.

Minister Sioka says traditional and cultural practices undervalue women

by editor1 / Mar 10, 2020 / 0 comments

-Minister Doreen Sioka says traditional and cultural practices cause women to still be undervalued, have fewer choices and experience multiple forms of violence at home and in public.

No need for women to dump or kill babies - Sioka

by editor1 / Feb 26, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare (MGECW), Doreen Sioka said there is no need for women to dump new-born babies or kill them, as they should rather take them to the ministry so that persons that are willing to want to take care of them, can be given the opportunity to do so.

Acceleration of Women-Owned-Enterprise Programme launched

by editor1 / Sep 07, 2018 / 0 comments

Female start-up companies will from now on have the opportunity to grow their businesses under the Acceleration of Women-Owned-Enterprise Programme.

Gender Equality Minister calls on Cheryl Ujaha’s murderer to surrender

by editor1 / Aug 30, 2018 / 0 comments

Gender Equality and Child Welfare Minister Doreen Sioka has called on whoever murdered Cheryl Ujaha to surrender.

Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare calls on men to stop killing women

by editor1 / Aug 01, 2018 / 0 comments

Gender-based violence (GBV) remains a major concern with a call on men to stop killing women.

Sioka warns against illegal abortions and its effects

by editor1 / Sep 30, 2017 / 0 comments

The Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Doreen Sioka, has warned school-going girls about the dangers of illegal abortions and long-term effects these may have on their bodies in future.

Gender Equality Ministry to conduct research on extent of child marriages in Namibia

by editor1 / Jun 25, 2017 / 0 comments

Gender Equality and Child Welfare Ministry will conduct research on the extent of child marriages in Namibia.

Gender Equality Minister wants harmful cultural practices stopped

by editor1 / Jun 06, 2017 / 0 comments

The Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Doreen Sioka has called on residents of the Zambezi Region to do away with some harmful cultural practices, especially those affecting the well-being of children.

Government allocates N$1 billion for care and protection of vulnerable children

by editor / Apr 14, 2017 / 0 comments
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-Government has allocated N$1 billion for the care and protection of vulnerable children in Namibia.

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